Resource & Recovery Events

***Please Note: The following upcoming events are date and time specific; information may change and there is no guarantee that the agencies or organizations offering these events will still have services or resources available. The most current events and most updated resource information is best found by calling 2-1-1 or texting your zip code to 898211.  For people outside of Butte County, call 1-866-916-3566 to connect with a Butte 2-1-1 resource specialist**

Please consider checking with event providers to ensure event availability prior to attending. Due to the evolving situation regarding COVID-19 many events have been canceled, postponed, or are being held virtually.

For Seasonal Events, please see our Holiday Assistance Guide: bit.ly/holiday211

(Event 11/12-11/26) Meal Gift Card Distribution-Axiom Youth Center- The Axiom Youth Center will provide Gift Cards for Thanksgiving meals to clients and if possible will also provide gift cards for other families in need.  Registration is required to receive a gift card. Priority will be given to already existing students and families.For more information please contact: 530-533-8010. WHEN: Registration Thursday, November 12th (while supplies last) WHERE: info@axiom.org

(Event 12/01, 12/08) Child Safety Virtual Discussion Series- National Center for Missing and Exploited Children is hosting a five part discussion series aimed toward parents and anyone interested in learning more about child safety on Tuesdays at 4pm, 30 minutes each. No fee. Registration link: https://bit.ly/2GMpBfmDecember 1 – Cyberbullying December 8 – Sex Trafficking WHEN: Tuesdays at 4pm WHERE: Zoom

(Event 12/02) Wildfire Safety Summit – Butte County Fire Safe Council- The 14th Annual Wildfire Safety Summit will include a pre and post wildland-urban interface (WUI) action plan, fuels reduction, biomass, firewise education and more. Register at https://buttefiresafe.net/wildfire-summit-registration by Monday, November 30th. WHEN: Wednesday, December 2nd from 10am-11:30am WHERE: Zoom – link at registration

(Event 12/02) Roadmap to Recovery Question & Answer Webinar- United Policyholders- Offering a free webinar with guidance on wildfire insurance claim questions. United Policyholders staff member, Sandra Watts will host free Question and Answer webinars to answer wildfire insurance claim questions. Individuals may also submit claim related questions that they would like to be answered during the webinar using the online form here, https://bit.ly/38xBame. All wildfire impacted households are welcome. Registration is required, participants must have internet access. Register online at https://bit.ly/35j7xD6WHEN: Wednesday, December 2nd at 5:30pmWHERE:  Online, register at the link above.

(Event 12/03) Roadmap to Recovery Virtual Workshop for Mobile Home Owners – United Policyholders- United Policyholders is holding a virtual workshop for mobile home owners. Participants will learn how to negotiate a fair and full settlement if their mobile home was damaged or destroyed in a disaster. Registration is required, participants must have internet access. Register online at https://bit.ly/36hm80Q. WHEN: Thursday, December 3rd at 7pm WHERE: Online. See above for registration details.

(Event 12/05) Bear Fire Watershed Protection and Education – Camp Fire Restoration Project- Camp Fire Restoration Project is hosting a Watershed Protection and Education Event for Bear Fire survivors where they will have an opportunity to learn about socks, wattles, bioremediation, erosion control, and the importance of preventing toxic ash runoff from going into soils, wells, and shared watersheds. Two wattle and compost sock placement demonstrations will take place at the event, one at 10am and another at 11am. A demonstration will cover why, when, where and how to properly install sediment control materials. Information and experts will be available throughout the morning to assist landowners with questions and concerns, potential funding opportunities and other remediation information. There will also be a tree giveaway. As a result of fundraising efforts by Matthew Trumm, the Camp Fire Restoration Project and Eco-Restoration Camps of California, Berry Creek residents whose properties were destroyed in the Bear Fire have been pre-selected by lottery to receive post-fire remediation materials, such as compost socks and wattles for their land at no cost. This event is free for all Bear Fire survivors. WHEN: Saturday, December 5th from 10am-12pm WHERE: Berry Creek Community Church

Event 12/05) Truck Parade of Lights and Canned Food Drive -Town Of Paradise- Offering an annual Truck and Vehicle Parade of Lights for all ages.  Various vehicle participants and a canned food drive will be required for registration.  Vehicles will  meet at the ACE Hardware parking lot, corner of Clark Road and Pearson.  Drivers will take the route through the town of Paradise to display their decorated vehicles.  Those attending this free event are asked to social distance and wear masks if they are able to. There will also be bins for donations of canned food  along the route of the parade.For more information please contact: 530-877-8261 or visit https://www.townofparadise.com/index.php/9-uncategorised/98-christmas-lighted-truck-parade WHEN: Registration of vehicles takes place at Ace Hardware parking lot at 4PM-5PM Parade starts at 5:30PM WHERE: Registration for the vehicles is at Ace Hardware corner of Clark road and Pearson Road in Paradise.  Attendees of the parade will align on the route of Pearson road to Skyway, to the Holiday shopping center and back to Ace Hardware. 

(Event 12/09) Roadmap to Recovery Question & Answer Webinar- United Policyholders- Offering a free webinar with guidance on wildfire insurance claim questions. United Policyholders staff member, Sandra Watts will host free Question and Answer webinars to answer wildfire insurance claim questions. Individuals may also submit claim related questions that they would like to be answered during the webinar using the online form here, https://bit.ly/38xBame. All wildfire impacted households are welcome. Registration is required, participants must have internet access. Register online at https://bit.ly/3eLImfrWHEN: Wednesday, December 9th at 5:30pm WHERE:  Online, register at the link above.

(Event 12/09) North Chico Village Vision Plan – Butte County- Butte County is revising the North Chico Specific Plan (NCSP) and will host a series of three virtual workshops where residents and stakeholders will have a chance to provide input into the visualization and planning of the North Chico Village. Workshops will focus on exploring the community’s vision, evaluating programmatic ideas and concept designs, and receiving feedback. Please RSVP by sending an email to info@northchicovillage.com. For more information please visit https://bit.ly/3otIe8PWHEN: Wednesday, November 18th from 6pm-8pm and Wednesday, December 9th from 6pm-8pm WHERE: Online. See above for registration details.

(Event 12/16) Butte SEL Community of Practice- Butte County Office of Education- Offering a free community of practice for Butte County educators. The seminar will incorporate trauma-informed practices and include professional training on SEL-related topics, facilitation guidance, practical experiences and resources, and dedicated time for sharing of each LEA’s SEL work. Registration is required, register using the following link: http://bit.ly/ButteSEL. WHEN: The third Wednesday of the month December 16th) from 3pm-4:15pm. WHERE: Event will be held online.

Weekly Events

(Tuesdays) African American Family & Cultural Center- “Soul Sessions”- Every Tuesday from 3pm – 5pm, the KOYO Media Project will be hosting a discussion on how events going on in the world affect the African American communities. Join on Facebook Live https://www.facebook.com/aafcc.oroville/

(Tuesdays) African American Family & Cultural Center “Creature Creation Sessions”- Creature Creation Sessions with Taz Yamaguchi is an art program that will teach participants ages 10-18 how to paint, draw and create their own artwork. This program will be every Tuesday beginning Oct. 6th from 3:30pm to 4:30pm via Zoom and is supported by the Butte County Office of Education’s Teaching Artists in the Schools program with a grant from the Sierra Health Foundation. To reserve a spot, call AAFCC at 530-532-1205.

(Thursdays) Paradise Alliance Church – Community Dinner- Offering a free dinner to the ridge community Thursday nights from 5:30pm-6:30 pm. Dinner may be picked up at the North Side Drive Thru. The Paradise Alliance church community dinner is available to Camp Fire survivors and all interested individuals. Located at 6491 Clark Road, Paradise. The church office is temporarily closed, questions can be directed via email to: churchoffice@paradisecma.org